Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW

Re: package Foo; isa Bar; why not?

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 19, 2003 at 10:04 UTC ( #315774=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to package Foo; isa Bar; why not?

Yuck. I don't think this should be in use, much less in core (sorry).

To me, it is one of the first "natural" uses of indirect object syntax.
IMHO, there is only one use for indirect object syntaxt, and it is poetry
The only thing I have against it, is that you would need to say "use isa qw(Bar)". It should be possible to do this shorter.
It's too late. As a core language feature, maybe, but it's too late for that. But by way of yucky yucky yuck yuck and not during compiletime? No.

Comment on Re: package Foo; isa Bar; why not?

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://315774]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chilling in the Monastery: (10)
As of 2015-10-13 19:31 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    Does Humor Belong in Programming?

    Results (314 votes), past polls